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Diesel Ratings

Getting firsthand information from an actual car owner is one sure way to get an idea of car performance once it leaves the lot. Autobytel features real consumer reviews that give the unbiased experience of a car.

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    10/17/2016 6:28:23 AM

    2013 BMW X5 - xDrive35d (A6)

    31,000 miles in excellent condition

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    6/27/2016 7:15:16 PM

    2016 Chevrolet Colorado - Z71 4x4 Crew Cab Short Box

    I waited 3 years for this truck. I ordered the Diesel option on Feb 8th, it was delivered on March 30th. After 3 months and 5,600 miles I am amazed that this truck drives like a car, sips diesel fuel and has all the amenities of an upscale SUV, but can tow as much as my son's F-150 XLT with a 5.0 liter V-8. Chevrolet hit a homer-make that a grand slam! I am glad I spent the extra money on the diesel. 27MPG around town and mid 30's on the hi way.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 0 years
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    5/3/2016 11:30:41 AM

    2014 Volkswagen Passat - 2.0L TDI SE (M6)

    One of the better cars out there, I like the Sport and manual shifting and the gas saving on the highway. The Nav system and the bluetooth is great. Only issue I have is no separate button to disable traction control. In the winter you want that at times. Can't remove the fuse to disable it as its tied into the ABS. Stupid idea. But overall great car, just don't get it stuck in snow.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    1/12/2015 12:47:58 PM

    2014 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L TDI Value Edition (M6)

    I wanted the clean diesel to be greener & use less fuel. On the interstate at 70-75 I get around 50 mpg I drove the car for months in congested stop & go traffic, my average mileage ran between 32 to 34 miles a gallon. On rough roads it can be a little loud, but if I am listening to stock sound system, which sounds great, I do not notice it even at low volumes. The motor has a lot more get up and go than I was expecting from a diesel and it handles great in curves. I like it a lot!!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    3/17/2014 4:34:20 PM

    2014 RAM ProMaster 3500 - Cargo

    My van is now at shop yet again for work. Update of problems, most happened in 1st 2 weeks of ownership 5 weeks old 1) 2 no starts. Jumped and started. 2nd time immediately turned off and unhooked jump. It restarted. 2) Heated mirrors don't heat 3) Backup camera doesn't always come on until going forward 4) Backup camera was stuck on for 2 days 5) Seat belt warning chimed for 1 and 1/2 days 6) Wiper blade broke 7) Slider door is too hard 8) Quit going forward from a stop light after 2 miles on road. Started forward after a few seconds. I did nothing like it was in nuetral 9) Brakes squeal so loud it's ridiculous. Now have a growl sound and pulls to left 10)Mode button doesn't do what manual says it will 11) Missing cargo net from convenience package 12) Delivered with rock chips in windshield and hood 13) Can't program keys through radio like manual says 14) Key fobs would not open all doors with one button but now does with me doing nothi

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    3/8/2014 10:38:08 AM

    2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class - E350 RWD Cabriolet

    Size is perfect. Plenty of cabin room for 4 adults. Lots of head room. Only car close is the Bentley GTC for $130K more. I'll take the E350A.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    1/8/2014 1:58:31 PM

    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Limited 4x4

    too many recalls /screwed up electrical/u-connect/transmission problems look at jeep forums/sites see how many people are sorry they bought these 07/13 to 08/28/13out of this batch made 92,000 recalled might be the biggest Lemon ever and the worst according to reviews the dealers/manufacture are not resolving the problems

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 0 years